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Prof. Gil Ast

Department of pshycology
Tel Aviv University


Prof. Gil is a Ast Human molecular Genetics in tel aviv university

Research Interest

Research topic: Familial Dysautonomia (FD) is a neurodegenerative disease Developing new drugs to treat FD Research methods: Generating transgenic mouse for FD Drug development Molecular pathways leading to neuro-degeneration Projects in the lab include: How PS (and other drugs) resulted in recovery of axonal outgrowth and enhanced retrograde axonal transport Developing novel methods to deliver drugs to the brain Identify the molecular pathway that leads to neurodegeneration in FD

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